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Clementine vs. Watermelon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Clementine and Watermelon different?

  • Clementine has more Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber than Watermelon.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Clementine is 45% higher.
  • Clementine contains 8 times more Folate than Watermelon. While Clementine contains 24µg of Folate, Watermelon contains only 3µg.
  • Watermelon has less Sugar.

Clementines, raw and Watermelon, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +65.2%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.042
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 6% 8% 9% 16% 1% 2% 15% 3% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 9% 8% 5% 10% 1% 3% 14% 5% 3%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Contains more Iron +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Manganese +65.2%
Contains more Selenium +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Sodium - 1
Equal in Copper - 0.042

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Choline +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 163% 22% 7% 12% 10% 18% 18% 0% 8% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 35% 1% 0% 27% 9% 5% 4% 14% 11% 3% 0% 3% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +502.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +257.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Choline +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +39.3%
Contains more Carbs +59.2%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.15
Equal in Water - 91.45
12% 87%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 12.02 g
Water: 86.58 g
Other: 0.4 g
8% 91%
Protein: 0.61 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 7.55 g
Water: 91.45 g
Other: 0.24 g
Contains more Protein +39.3%
Contains more Carbs +59.2%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Equal in Fats - 0.15
Equal in Water - 91.45

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +392.6%
Contains more Fructose +104.9%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Equal in Glucose - 1.58
65% 17% 18%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 5.96 g
Glucose: 1.59 g
Fructose: 1.64 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
19% 25% 54%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 1.21 g
Glucose: 1.58 g
Fructose: 3.36 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.06 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +392.6%
Contains more Fructose +104.9%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Equal in Glucose - 1.58

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Clementine Watermelon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Clementine Watermelon Opinion
Net carbs 10.32g 7.15g Clementine
Protein 0.85g 0.61g Clementine
Fats 0.15g 0.15g
Carbs 12.02g 7.55g Clementine
Calories 47kcal 30kcal Clementine
Fructose 1.64g 3.36g Watermelon
Sugar 9.18g 6.2g Watermelon
Fiber 1.7g 0.4g Clementine
Calcium 30mg 7mg Clementine
Iron 0.14mg 0.24mg Watermelon
Magnesium 10mg 10mg
Phosphorus 21mg 11mg Clementine
Potassium 177mg 112mg Clementine
Sodium 1mg 1mg
Zinc 0.06mg 0.1mg Watermelon
Copper 0.043mg 0.042mg Clementine
Manganese 0.023mg 0.038mg Watermelon
Selenium 0.1µg 0.4µg Watermelon
Vitamin A 569IU Watermelon
Vitamin A RAE 28µg Watermelon
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.05mg Clementine
Vitamin C 48.8mg 8.1mg Clementine
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.033mg Clementine
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.021mg Clementine
Vitamin B3 0.636mg 0.178mg Clementine
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.221mg Watermelon
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.045mg Clementine
Folate 24µg 3µg Clementine
Choline 14mg 4.1mg Clementine
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Watermelon
Tryptophan 0.007mg Watermelon
Threonine 0.027mg Watermelon
Isoleucine 0.019mg Watermelon
Leucine 0.018mg Watermelon
Lysine 0.062mg Watermelon
Methionine 0.006mg Watermelon
Phenylalanine 0.015mg Watermelon
Valine 0.016mg Watermelon
Histidine 0.006mg Watermelon
Saturated Fat 0.016g Clementine
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037g Watermelon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g Watermelon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Clementine Watermelon
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Clementine
8%
Watermelon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
7%
Clementine
6%
Watermelon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watermelon
Watermelon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.98g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Clementine
Clementine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Clementine
Clementine is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Clementine
Clementine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (1 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Clementine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168195/nutrients
  2. Watermelon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167765/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.